Milwaukee River

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Bridge Street Bridge (Ozaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1888 by Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co.; Replaced 1996
Lost (Relocated) Pratt through truss bridge over Milwaukee River on Bridge Street in Grafton
Replaced by new bridge but moved to a new location

Cherry Street Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1940; Restored 1990
Bascule bridge over Milwaukee River on W. Cherry Street in Milwaukee
Open to traffic

Clybourn Street Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1968; Closed for restoration in July 2010 & remains closed
Vertical lift bridge over Milwaukee River on Clybourn Street in Milwaukee
Closed to all traffic during restoration

CN - Milwaukee River Bridge (Ozaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1902
Pratt pony truss bridge over Milwaukee River on Canadian National Railroad
Open to traffic

CNW - Milwaukee River Swing Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1915 to replace a circa 1890 double-track swing bridge
Through truss bridge over Milwaukee River on Chicago & Northwestern
Closed to all traffic

Daniel Webster Hoan Memorial Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1974, Approach Span Failure Repaired 2001
Pair of steel through arch bridges over Milwaukee River on I-794 in Milwaukee
Open to traffic

Eisenbahn Trail - Milwaukee River Bridge (Washington County, Wisconsin)
Built 1900; Converted to bike trail 2006
Deck plate girder bridge over River Road and the Milwaukee River on Eisenbahn Recreational Trail
Open to pedestrians

Eisenbahn Trail - Milwaukee River Bridge #2 (Washington County, Wisconsin)
Built 1900; Converted to recreational trail 2006
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Milwaukee River on Eisenbahn Recreational Trail
Open to traffic

Folsom Street Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Milwaukee River on Folsom Street & The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Co.
Replaced by a new bridge

Green Tree Road Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1918; replaced 2002
Lost arch bridge over Milwaukee River on Green Tree Road between River Hills and Glendale
Replaced by a new bridge

Highland Avenue Milwaukee River Lift Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 2000
Bridge over Milwaukee River on Pedestrian Walkway in Milwaukee
Open to pedestrians

Highland Drive Bridge (Ozaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1939
Concrete arch bridge with stone facing over Milwaukee River on Highland Drive in Cedarburg
Open to traffic

Holton Street Bridge (Old) (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1894; Replaced 19XX
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Milwaukee River on Holton Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Huron Street Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Lost Through truss bridge over Milwaukee River on Huron Street
No longer exists

Juneau Avenue Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1953
Bascule bridge over Milwaukee River on Juneau Avenue in Milwaukee
Open to traffic

Kilbourn Avenue Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1972; restored 2008
Bascule bridge over Milwaukee River on Kilbourn Avenue in Milwaukee
Open after restoration

Lighthouse Drive Bridge (Washington County, Wisconsin)
Steel stringer bridge over Milwaukee River on Local Road Lighthouse Drive
Open to traffic

Marsupial Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 2005 below the 1926 Holton Street Viaduct
Bridge over Milwaukee River on Pedestrian & Bike Path in Milwaukee
Open to pedestrians

McKinley Avenue Lift Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 2004
Bridge over Milwaukee River on W Mckinley Avenue in Milwaukee
Open to traffic

Michigan Street Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1978
Vertical lift bridge over Milwaukee River on Michigan Street in Milwaukee
Open to traffic

Milwaukee River Bridge (Ozaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1928, Replaced 2005
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Milwaukee River on Green Bay Street (WI 33) in Saukville
Demolished - Replaced by concrete slab

Milwaukee River Bridge (Old) (Washington County, Wisconsin)
Built 1929, Replaced 2003
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Milwaukee River on CTH MY in Newburg
Demolished - Replaced by a UCEB

Milwaukee River Broadway St. Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1982
Bascule bridge over Milwaukee River on Broadway Street (WI 32) in Milwaukee
Open to traffic

Milwaukee River Parkway, Lincoln Park, North Branch (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1940
Bridge over North Branch Milwaukee River on Milwaukee River Parkway
Open to traffic

Milwaukee River Parkway, Lincoln Park, South Branch (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1940
Lost earthen filled arch bridge over South Branch Milwaukee River on Milwaukee River Parkway
Demolished; Replaced by a new bridge

North Avenue Viaduct (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1921; Replaced 1991
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Milwaukee River on E North Avenue in Milwaukee
Replaced by new bridge

Oak Leaf Trail - Lincoln Park Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1911
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Milwaukee River on Oak Leaf Trail
Derelict/abandoned

Pleasant Street Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1972; improvements made in 1990
Vertical lift bridge over Milwaukee River on E. Pleasant Street in Milwaukee
Open to traffic

Port Washington Road Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1913, Replaced 2004
Concrete arch bridge over Milwaukee River on N. Port Washington Road in Glendale
Demolished - Replaced by a new bridge

Range Line Road Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1935
Charles S. Whitney Renaissance Revival Design arch bridge over Milwaukee River on Range Line Road in River Hills
Open to traffic

St. Paul Avenue Lift Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1966
Bridge over Milwaukee River on St. Paul Avenue in Milwaukee
Open to traffic

State Street Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1924; Restored 2007
Bascule bridge over Milwaukee River on State Street (Westbound US 18) in Milwaukee
Open to traffic

TMER&L - Grafton Viaduct (Ozaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1906; Removed ?
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad on The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Co.
Removed

TMER&L - Milwaukee River Bridge (Ozaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1850 for the Michigan Central, relocated here for the Milwaukee Northern (Later TMER&L) in 1906; Abandoned 1948
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Milwaukee River on TMER&L interurban line
Demolished

UP - Milwaukee River Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1928 and 1938 (There are conflicting dates on Mfg. Plaques on several spans.)
Deck truss bridge over Milwaukee River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

Water Street Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1987
Bascule bridge over Milwaukee River on Water Street in Milwaukee
Open to traffic

Wells Street Lift Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1985
Vertical lift bridge over Milwaukee River on Wells Street (Eastbound US 18) in Milwaukee
Open to traffic

Wisconsin Avenue Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1975
Vertical lift bridge over Milwaukee River on Wisconsin Avenue in Milwaukee
Open to traffic

Woodford Drive Milwaukee River Bridge (Washington County, Wisconsin)
Built 1891; rehabilitated 1979
Through truss bridge over Milwaukee River on Woodford Drive
Closed to all traffic